Admissions

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Admissions

Finding the right school is essential. Spending time with the students, meeting the staff, and visiting the classes are experiences that will help you make this important decision.

WPPS intake is in Grade N only when boys are 4 turning 5 years old. There are a few places available for boys in Grades 6 and 7 throughout the year because of the class size structure in Senior Prep.

We accept applications from birth and invite you to apply today or feel free to contact us at admissions@wpps.org.za. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Important Information

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Scholarship for boys entering Grade 4 in 2025

We are thrilled to announce the 2025 Grade 4 Scholarship, an incredible opportunity for boys entering Grade 4 to embark on a life-changing educational journey. Now in its 37th year, the WPPS Scholarship has been transforming the lives of young boys who ordinally wouldn’t have the opportunity to study at a school like WPPS.

At WPPS, we firmly believe that education is the key to unlocking true leadership potential. We have witnessed countless success stories, with our graduates becoming provincial sportsmen and men of integrity. By applying for this scholarship, your child will have the chance to join the ranks of these remarkable individuals.

How to Apply:

  1. Click here to download the 2025 Scholarship Application Form or contact our admissions office
  2. Attach copies of your son’s birth certificate and the latest school report
  3. Gather three testimonials to accompany your application.
  4. Email the completed documents to scholarships@wpps.org.za.

The closing date for 2025 Scholarship Applications is Friday, 2 August 2024.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity for your child to receive a top-tier education and unlock their full potential. Apply now and set them on the path to success!

Preference is given to applicants from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.

We have a number of Grades 6 and 7 places still available for 2024. Please contact us at admissions@wpps.org.za if you would like to know more.

For more information on boarding at Barlow House, please go to our dedicated Boarding page.

Anglican Tradition  We are a Christian school in the Anglican tradition, teaching the Christian faith in an atmosphere of respect for others.

A Curriculum for Life  The school offers a holistic, broad-based education in a boys-only environment. We promote academic, cultural and sporting excellence relevant to our changing world, and ensure a balanced involvement in all three areas.Our staff implements the very best of new trends and practices in education. Our boys thrive in the small family atmosphere provided by the school, with a programme of comprehensive tuition and activities being offered.

Quality Staff  There is an excellent professional academic team and well-qualified support staff, who nurture the pupils and are specialised to cope with each developmental phase. The classes are kept small to increase individual attention. The entire staff works as an integrated team, and there is mutual respect for the contribution each member makes.

A Feeling of Community We are a small, family school and we pride ourselves on creating a secure environment where the boys are challenged to develop their unique gifts, and are valued for their contribution. We are committed to learning from success and failure.

Old Boys Our school’s values, ethos, traditions and facilities are intertwined with the cumulative influences and contributions made by the past parents, staff and pupils. We have a long and distinguished past on which to reflect, and doing so affords us the opportunity to celebrate our wealth of achievements. We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of our boys, both present and past.

To make the transition into Grade N easier, we would like to mention the following:

  • The intake of Grade N boys will be staggered over the first three days of Term 1.
  • The dates are Wednesday 15 January, Thursday 16 January and Friday 17 January.
  • The Pre-Prep garden gates and the classrooms open at 07:30 every morning.
  • The school day ends at 12:30.
  • The Information Evening (parents only) and the Pre-Prep Bring-and-Braai (whole family) will also take place within the first few weeks.

SCHOOL SHOP
The school shop is located on the Bishops College Campus behind Founders House. It stocks all uniforms and school sports wear for WPPS.

TRADING TIMES
Mondays to Thursdays: 07:30 to 16:30
Fridays: 07:30 to 16:00
Saturdays: 08:00 to 12:00

CONTACT:
Jerome
Email: 
info@schoolshop.co.za  
Tel:
021 689 5708

SECOND-HAND SCHOOL SHOP
The second-hand shop is located on the Newlands Road campus and has an excellent selection of second-hand school uniforms, sports gear, bags, and essentials. Thank you to Myfanwy Abernethy, a current Wetpups parent, for managing the shop.

TRADING TIMES
The shop is open by appointment only at this time by contacting Myfanwy.

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CONTACT:
Myfanwy Abernethy
Email:
myfanwy.lehr@gmail.com
Tel:
078 451 7787

 

Contact: Isabelle Read
Email: isabelle@brandcollective.co.za

Tel: 082 091 9911

The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet fundraising programme is one of South Africa’s biggest community programmes. We raise funds for schools, charities and environmental organisations through a card system that allows supporters to raise funds for their beneficiary (school or charity) every time they shop at our partner stores. Partners make a contribution, on behalf of the supporter/cardholder, towards the beneficiary they have selected.

(PLEASE NOTE ALL FUNDS DONATED TOWARDS WPPS GO DIRECTLY TO THE WPPS BURSARY FUND.)

The system allows cardholders to make a difference to a worthy cause without it costing them a cent! The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet programme raises more than R4 million per month for the schools, charities, animal welfare and environmental organisations it supports.

How does MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet work?

More than 700 000 South Africans carry MySchool cards.

Supporters apply for a free MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card and select up to 3 schools and/or charities as their beneficiary/ies.

When they purchase items from participating retailers they swipe the card with the purchase.

A percentage of their transaction is then allocated to their beneficiary.

The partner stores pay the contribution on behalf of the cardholder. All these transactions are recorded and a statement is sent to individual supporters on a monthly basis. The supporter card is not a credit or debit card but simply tracks transactions and funds raised.

Where can I swipe my MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card?

The success of the programme depends on the number of times you swipe your card. Supporters can use their cards at a range of national, regional and local retail partners on the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet system. Some of the national partners include

Woolworths, Engen Quickshops, Engen Foodstops, Waltons, kalahari.com, Toys R Us, Reggie’s, Power24 pre-paid electricity, MySchool Travel Altech Netstar and many more.

To apply for your free card, please complete this online form .